Beginning Monday, November 30, curbside pick-up becomes book pick-up and moves from the back of Mullen Library to inside its front doors. Library borrowers will still need to follow the instructions in the Libraries COVID-19 Information Guide to request a specific book(s) and schedule a pick-up time, but we anticipate that this change will save staff time and enable us to fill more requests.
Book pick-up hours from November 30 through the end of the semester will be M-F, 11 AM – 1 PM and M, W, F, 3 – 4 PM.
Library borrowers will enter the library wearing a face mask. They will show their CU ID to the guard at the Welcome Desk and be directed to the opposite side of the Welcome Desk where they will pick-up their bagged item(s) and exit the library.
The University Libraries has made the following adjustments to our curbside pickup and study space reservations to accommodate more of the university community:
Effective immediately, curbside pickup hours have been expanded. Once a library patron receives notification that an item is available for pickup, he/she may schedule pickup between the hours of 10 am-noon, M-F and between the hours of 4-5, M, W, and F.
Effective, October 13, the hours that study spaces may be reserved have been adjusted to 11-1, 2-4, and 5-7, M-F. The gap hour between reservations is for sanitizing the study spaces. Library users may reserve two time slots per day for a total of 4 hours, but must exit the building after each time slot. All library users will be required to submit a reservation request at least 12 hours in advance of the selected reservation time.
Through April 9, the University Libraries has a trial of Medici.tv, the largest online catalog of classical music, opera, and dance videos, including 3,500 musical works from the 1940s to the present day, 2,500 films (concerts, operas, ballets, documentaries, and master classes), and editorial content including synopses, casts, and performers’ biographies. Take a look and enjoy!
Select reading rooms are open overnight for CUA students, Monday-Thursday. Limited library services are also available. This schedule is in effect Jan 26 – May 9, 2015.
Due to the snow, the University Libraries will open at 12:30 PM on Monday, March 17.
Chronicle.com is your gateway to on campus and remote access to the reputable publication, The Chronicle of Higher Education, as well as several e-newsletters, job listings, a blog, and forums for discussions. This is the essential resource for those who want to keep up with the latest news, trends, facts and figures in higher education.
To set up a personal account that allows you to select newsletters and features that will automatically be received on your desktop, ipad, smartphone, or tablet, if you are on or off campus, go to Chronicle.com and click on login. Then click on “Create a free Account. ” Enter and confirm your university e-mail address, then follow the steps on the account setup pages. Note: The locks will still appear on premium content but you will have access.
Until May 1, CUA Libraries has a free trial to the database Communication Source. The database offers abstracts and indexing as well as full-text content from publications worldwide pertaining to communication, linguistics, rhetoric and discourse, speech-language pathology, media studies and related fields. Back file coverage includes top titles in communication reaching deep into the 20th century.
Librarians are evaluating the usefulness of this resource. Try it out and let us know what you think. Email your comments to Meghan Gates, Subject Librarian for Media Studies: firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to yesterday’s storm, the University Libraries will delay opening until 9:30 AM on Tuesday, March 4.
Mullen Library and the campus libraries will be closed on Monday, March 3, due to the expected snowstorm and hazardous travel conditions. The IM/Chat with a Librarian service will be available 2-5 pm and 6-9 pm.